Fellow players have shamed her and blasted tennis officials for facilitating her smooth passage back into the sport, and journalists have been asking prickly questions about her delicate situation. Fortunately, the WTA uploaded a video of the incident to its Facebook page for all to see.
But it was something else that stumped Sharapova during a press conference after her first-round win over Christina Mc Hale at the Italian Open in Rome. Sharapova’s most notable boyfriends have been Knicks guard Sasha Vujacic and fellow tennis pro Grigor Dimitrov.
This list features Maria Sharapova’s ex-boyfriends along with additional information about them, such as when they were born and what they do professionally.
These men come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in common is that they're all men that Maria Sharapova has either dated or hooked up with.
Bizarrely, the topic of conversation between her and a male reporter drifted towards her love life — or lack thereof. The five-time grand slam winner took advantage of another wildcard and overcame a shaky opening set to defeat the 58th-ranked Mc Hale 6-4 6-2 on Monday.
The exchange between the pair started innocently enough, as she answered a question about how comfortable she is in her third tournament back from suspension. The win earned Sharapova enough points to enter the top 200 of the rankings and earn at least a spot in qualifying at Wimbledon.
Here’s a quote from The Russian opened up about her ex-boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov and said how they talked for hours at a NYC restaurant a couple of months ago.